Arts, craft fair set in Canajoharie

CANAJOHARIE – The Canajoharie Library’s seventh annual Holiday Arts & Craft Fair will take place Dec. 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the library.

New artisans will include artwork and jewelry by Ali Hermann, turned wood products by Gina Brady, coasters and paper goods by Caffeinated Papercuts, pottery by the Pinewood Potters and purses and clothing by Lily Whitepan.

“We have an amazing group of artisans this year,” Director Leah LaFera said in a news release. “The variety in products and the caliber of talent is going to make this craft show really stand out in the region.”

A listing of participating vendors can be found at

All participating vendors have donated a handmade item to the annual gift raffle. Items can be viewed the day of the event, and tickets will be for sale with a drawing at 3:30 p.m. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Canajoharie Library.

People will be able to take part in arts and crafts in the library. The Arkell Museum’s new exhibit, “Dinotopia: the Fantastical Art of James Gurney,” organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum, will be open with a gallery activity for children.

There will be a lunch and baked goods by the Palatine Literary Society. Proceeds will benefit the group’s high school scholarship fund.

The Canajoharie Library winter used book sale will feature thousands of used books, movies, music, art books, vintage and holiday titles and a selection of children’s books.

The Canajoharie Library is located at 2 Erie Blvd. For more information, call 673-2314 or go to